The table below looks at the statistics for Perl skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Perl over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Perl
Rank 99 101 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing Perl 113 136 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.89% 1.87% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.40% 4.34% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 111 139
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
Perl
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2570 3135 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.95% 43.12% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2061 2436 2132
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.82 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Perl
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Perl Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Perl across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Perl Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Perl
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Perl across the City of London region.

Perl Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Perl
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl.

1 112 (54.63%) UNIX
2 101 (49.27%) Linux
3 81 (39.51%) SQL
4 80 (39.02%) Python
5 77 (37.56%) Banking
6 69 (33.66%) Finance
7 68 (33.17%) Java
8 60 (29.27%) Windows
9 52 (25.37%) Oracle
10 42 (20.49%) Investment Banking
11 39 (19.02%) C++
12 34 (16.59%) Shell Script
13 33 (16.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (15.12%) Sybase
15 29 (14.15%) C#
16 28 (13.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 27 (13.17%) Front Office
18 26 (12.68%) Red Hat
18 26 (12.68%) Bash Shell
19 24 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (11.22%) Firewall
20 23 (11.22%) Ruby
21 22 (10.73%) MySQL
22 21 (10.24%) HTML
22 21 (10.24%) JavaScript
22 21 (10.24%) Analytics
23 20 (9.76%) Relational Database
23 20 (9.76%) PHP
23 20 (9.76%) Degree

Perl
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Perl also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Perl. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.27%) Apache
2 9 (4.39%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.41%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.44%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.44%) JBoss
5 4 (1.95%) IIS
5 4 (1.95%) Moodle
6 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.98%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.49%) Zope
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) AquaLogic Service Bus
8 1 (0.49%) Node.js
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (5.85%) MS Office
2 9 (4.39%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.98%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.98%) Gephi
4 2 (0.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.98%) Summit
4 1 (0.49%) Brady Trinity
4 1 (0.49%) Global One
4 1 (0.49%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.46%) GitHub
4 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.49%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.22%) Firewall
2 15 (7.32%) DNS
3 14 (6.83%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.37%) VPN
4 11 (5.37%) HTTP
4 11 (5.37%) OSPF
4 11 (5.37%) BGP
5 10 (4.88%) EIGRP
5 10 (4.88%) VRRP
5 10 (4.88%) PPP
5 10 (4.88%) SNMP
5 10 (4.88%) DMVPN
5 10 (4.88%) HSRP
6 8 (3.90%) Internet
6 8 (3.90%) SSH
7 7 (3.41%) TACACS
7 7 (3.41%) Multicast
8 6 (2.93%) LDAP
9 5 (2.44%) SSL
10 4 (1.95%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.73%) MySQL
2 20 (9.76%) Relational Database
3 17 (8.29%) SQL Server
3 17 (8.29%) RDBMS
4 15 (7.32%) DB2
5 14 (6.83%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (5.85%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.88%) Big Data
9 8 (3.90%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (2.93%) Sybase ASE
11 6 (2.93%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.95%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.46%) Data Mart
14 3 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.46%) MS Access
14 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (1.46%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 15 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.85%) Subversion
3 11 (5.37%) Maven
3 11 (5.37%) JIRA
4 9 (4.39%) Selenium
4 9 (4.39%) Ant
5 7 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.44%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.46%) Grunt
7 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.46%) Bower
8 2 (0.98%) Gradle
8 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.98%) JUnit
8 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.98%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.49%) FitNesse
General
1 77 (37.56%) Banking
2 69 (33.66%) Finance
3 42 (20.49%) Investment Banking
4 27 (13.17%) Front Office
5 8 (3.90%) Advertising
6 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.46%) Retail
6 3 (1.46%) Back Office
6 3 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.98%) International Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) German Language
8 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 63 (30.73%) Developer
2 24 (11.71%) Analyst
3 23 (11.22%) Support Engineer
4 20 (9.76%) Applications Support
5 13 (6.34%) Administrator
6 12 (5.85%) Quantitative Developer
7 11 (5.37%) C++ Developer
7 11 (5.37%) Support Analyst
7 11 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (5.37%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 11 (5.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.39%) DBA
9 9 (4.39%) Consultant
10 8 (3.90%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (3.90%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (3.41%) Sybase Developer
11 7 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.41%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.24%) HTML
2 17 (8.29%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (7.32%) .NET
4 10 (4.88%) XML
5 8 (3.90%) CSS
6 6 (2.93%) Rendezvous
6 6 (2.93%) LAMP
6 6 (2.93%) Django
6 6 (2.93%) REST
7 5 (2.44%) HTML5
7 5 (2.44%) JDBC
7 5 (2.44%) Web Services
8 4 (1.95%) JSP
8 4 (1.95%) Spring
8 4 (1.95%) Java EE
8 4 (1.95%) Regular Expression
9 3 (1.46%) Memcached
9 3 (1.46%) CSS3
9 3 (1.46%) jQuery
9 3 (1.46%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.27%) Equities
4 16 (7.80%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.37%) Fixed Income
6 10 (4.88%) Replication
7 9 (4.39%) Clustering
7 9 (4.39%) Derivative
7 9 (4.39%) Open Source
8 7 (3.41%) FlexPod
9 5 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (2.44%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.95%) Kindle
10 4 (1.95%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.95%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.95%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.46%) CLARiiON
11 3 (1.46%) Symmetrix
11 3 (1.46%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 112 (54.63%) UNIX
2 101 (49.27%) Linux
3 60 (29.27%) Windows
4 33 (16.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (6.83%) Solaris
6 12 (5.85%) CentOS
7 6 (2.93%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.93%) AIX
8 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.46%) Fedora
9 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.98%) Debian
9 2 (0.98%) SELinux
10 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.49%) HPUX
10 1 (0.49%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (10.24%) Analytics
3 19 (9.27%) Software Engineering
4 17 (8.29%) Electronic Trading
4 17 (8.29%) Data Modelling
5 16 (7.80%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (7.32%) DevOps
7 14 (6.83%) ITIL
7 14 (6.83%) Risk Management
8 13 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.85%) Validation
9 12 (5.85%) Change Management
10 11 (5.37%) Configuration Management
10 11 (5.37%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.88%) OO
11 10 (4.88%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (4.39%) Load Balancing
13 8 (3.90%) Performance Testing
13 8 (3.90%) ETL
13 8 (3.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 81 (39.51%) SQL
2 80 (39.02%) Python
3 68 (33.17%) Java
4 39 (19.02%) C++
5 34 (16.59%) Shell Script
6 29 (14.15%) C#
7 26 (12.68%) Bash Shell
8 23 (11.22%) Ruby
9 21 (10.24%) JavaScript
10 20 (9.76%) PHP
11 11 (5.37%) Korn
12 9 (4.39%) PL/SQL
13 8 (3.90%) C
14 6 (2.93%) VBA
15 5 (2.44%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.44%) C-shell
15 5 (2.44%) ActionScript
15 5 (2.44%) AWK
16 4 (1.95%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (9.76%) Degree
2 10 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (4.88%) CCNP
3 8 (3.90%) CCIE
4 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.98%) CCNA
6 1 (0.49%) HNC
6 1 (0.49%) HND
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (0.98%) QA
1 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.98%) GPG13
1 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.44%) NFS
4 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.46%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.98%) vCloud
5 2 (0.98%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.49%) Samba
6 1 (0.49%) Squid
6 1 (0.49%) Xen
6 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.49%) KVM
6 1 (0.49%) RHEV
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.49%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (6.83%) Puppet
2 11 (5.37%) Nagios
3 10 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
4 9 (4.39%) Control-M
5 7 (3.41%) OpenNMS
5 7 (3.41%) RANCID
6 6 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.44%) Ansible
8 4 (1.95%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (1.95%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (1.46%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.98%) Zenoss
10 2 (0.98%) SCOM
10 2 (0.98%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.98%) CA SiteMinder
10 2 (0.98%) Foglight
10 2 (0.98%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.98%) YUM
11 1 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 52 (25.37%) Oracle
2 31 (15.12%) Sybase
3 26 (12.68%) Red Hat
4 14 (6.83%) Cisco
5 13 (6.34%) TIBCO
6 12 (5.85%) IBM
7 10 (4.88%) Remedy
8 9 (4.39%) VMware
8 9 (4.39%) Microsoft
9 8 (3.90%) BMC
10 7 (3.41%) EMC
10 7 (3.41%) Business Objects
11 6 (2.93%) Sun
11 6 (2.93%) Reuters
11 6 (2.93%) MarketAxess
11 6 (2.93%) Tableau
12 5 (2.44%) HP
13 4 (1.95%) Informatica
13 4 (1.95%) Trayport
14 3 (1.46%) GigaSpaces
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